While Halloween and Bonfire Night celebrations are behind us, there are still heaps of cracking things to do in the city that won’t cost you a single quid!

From multi-genre parties over at Band On The Wall to a fantastic flea market down at the Depot – we have most definitely got you covered for the best free things to do in Manchester this week…

Mancunian Cultural Capital | Moss Side Millenium Powerhouse | Tue 8 Nov | 4pm - 6pm

Check out the latest exhibition launch over at the Moss Side Millenium Powerhouse all about showcasing the artwork of young children.

Inspired by local street art and graffiti – the exhibition invites you to both enjoy the work as well as think about how we as a society value different types of art and culture.

Led by professors from Manchester Metropolitan University, this art exhibition is certainly not your average showcase.

140 Raby Street, Moss Side M14 4SL, Tel: 0161 226 4335
Hidden Live! Adams Story | The Lowry | Thu 10 Nov | 1.30pm - 3pm

Head over to The Lowry this Thursday for a powerfully immersive performance that challenges audience members to think about life as a young person struggling with their mental health in an incredible multi-media theatre piece.

Giving the audience the power to control the character of Adam and make his decisions for him, this gripping performance is sure to leave you moved.

The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, Tel: 0343 208 6000
Creative Culture & Music Mixer | Bask. | Thu 10 Nov | 6pm - 9pm

Get yourself over to Stockport this Thursday for a fantastic free social event hosted by the lovely lot over at Bask.

A brilliant place to meet other like-minded local creatives, this mixer is a great opportunity to connect and network with your fellow artists, musicians and the rest.

Complete with light refreshments, drinks and entertainment from a local artist – be sure to keep this one in the diary.

20 Railway Road, Stockport SK1 3SW
Kultura x Me Gusta | Band On The Wall | Sat 12 Nov | 9pm - 3am

Make your way to Band On The Wall this Saturday for Kultura x Me Gusta – an entire evening of globe-spanning tunes brought to you by two very special collectives.

Get ready to be grooving into the early hours of the morning with a sublimely eclectic soundtrack at the legendary Band on the Wall.

25 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, Tel: 0161 834 1786
Rare Finds Flea Market | Depot Mayfield | Sun 13 Nov | 12pm - 5pm

End your week the right way with some laid-back flea market browsing. Perfect if you want to nab a few bits to get a headstart on your Christmas shopping or to just give you some inspo for gift ideas – Rare Finds is sure to help you out.

Selling a whole range of homeware, plants, decor, clothing and much more – this flea market is sure to be an emporium of second-hand treasures.

11 Baring Street, Manchester M1 2PY, Tel: 0161 806 0161
Mon 7 Nov - Sun 13 Nov
Rhiannon Ingle
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Mon 7 Nov 2022